All meetings at 7 p.m. at Brainerd Public Library
-- Sept. 26, David Berg, DNR Asst. Mgr., Fort Snelling State Park. "Audubon and the Passenger Pigeon." A fascinating insight into John James Audubon and passenger pigeon. Berg presents excerpts from Audubon's journal.
-- Oct. 25, Bonnie Finnerty, Planner, Crow Wing County. "The Crow Wing County Water Plan." Discussion of updated Crow Wing County water plan. Public meetings scheduled for October. Finnerty explains plan and answers questions.
-- Jan. 1, 2002, Pillager Christmas Bird Count. Third year of count. Join the fun! All birders welcome!
-- Jan. 24, Ray Nelson, Mgr., Crosslake Recreation Area, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. "A Glimpse of the Past -- the Whitefish Chain of Lakes." Nelson discusses history of Brainerd lakes area, fur traders, loggers, early resorters on Whitefish chain, how ACOE manages water levels with Crosslake Dam, recreational activities at Crosslake Recreation Area.
-- Feb. 28, Mike Martinez, DNR Paul Bunyan Trail Specialist. "What's natural and what's new on the Paul Bunyan Trail." Learn about habitat surrounding trail and future plans.
-- March 28, Paul Roth, DNR Mgr., Crow Wing State Park. "All About Crow Wing State Park." Roth discusses what's special about Crow Wing State Park, what to see and do.
-- April 25, TBA
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